You say abstract, I say figurative: Jasper Johns’s “Figure 4” at the Art Institute of Chicago

jasper johns chicago figure fourAmong the 44 newly exhibited contemporary masterpieces transforming the presentation of the Art Institute of Chicago’s contemporary collection is, above, Jasper Johns, “Figure 4,” 1959. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Edlis / Neeson Collection. ©Jasper Johns / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.

Art will save us: Jasper Johns, 1961

Jasper Johns Chicago TargetAmong the 44 newly exhibited contemporary masterpieces transforming the presentation of the Art Institute of Chicago’s contemporary collection is, above, Jasper Johns, “Target,” 1961. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Edlis / Neeson Collection. © Jasper Johns/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.